Nancy Carol (Chaffee) DeLisle, Thomas Township , Michigan

Barbara P. Frost

Loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother passed away on Sunday, August 16, 2009 at Kindy Adult Foster Care Home in Midland, Michigan. Age 73 years. Nancy Carol Chaffee was born on March 19, 1936 in Detroit to the late Clayton and Lauretta (Priest) Chaffee. She married her beloved husband of 55 years, Gerald A. DeLisle in Detroit on September 18, 1954. He survives her. They resided in Bay City until 1978 before moving to Thomas Township. Nancy was a gifted and talented person who enjoyed music, crafts and traveling. She was an accomplished pianist and was also a former member of the Sounds of Harmony and Sweet Adelines, Inc. She is survived by her husband, Gerald and their children: Cindy (Tom) Delanoy, Gerald (Karen) DeLisle, Jr., Renee (Gary) George, Ricky (Jan) DeLisle, Tim (Carmen) DeLisle; 14 grandchildren: Sarah, Scott, Somer, Meghan, Matthew, Patrick, Kayla, Courtney, Nicole, Brock, Taylor, Logan, Jordan, and Cal; five great-grandchildren: Lexi, Cayden, Lucas, Luke, and Payton; half-brother, Rick Chaffee; and half-sister, Robin Summey. Nancy was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Ashley. Nancy’s funeral service will take place at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at the Deisler Funeral Home, 2233 Hemmeter Road (off State). Rev. Fr. James R. Carlson will officiate. Rite of Committal will follow in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Friends may call at the Deisler Funeral Home on Tuesday, August 18, 2009 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. and 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of service. In lieu of flowers, those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Kindy Adult Foster Care Home, 1367 E. Gordonville Rd., Midland, Michigan, 48640 or the Alzheimer’s Foundation - Greater Michigan Chapter, 20300 Civic Center Drive, Suite #100, Southfield, MI, 48076. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the funeral home or through www.deislerfuneralhome.com.